Forums Latest Auctions Members

New Post- From the Vault: the Inside Story of the TAG Heuer Edge

  1. Calibre11

    Calibre11 Editor of Calibre11.com Staff Member Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    6,794
    Likes
    13,265
    jaguar11, Mspeedster, Remo and 8 others like this.
  2. Yago

    Yago Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    2,026
    Likes
    2,848
    Amazing story, I wonder where those 70k cases ended up. Probably remelted.
    Cues of both the Bell&Ross BR05 and the Bvlgari octo finissimo.
     
  3. Remo

    Remo Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    619
    Likes
    871
    Very interesting and enjoyable :thumbsup:.
    It's crazy how a new CEO can steamroll the work of two years in the name of a strategy ::facepalm2::!
     
  4. kappa_md

    kappa_md Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    2,423
    Likes
    3,313
    Great story DC! Just go to show that there are alot going on “under the curtain” before any official watch reveal. I’d also like to think that there are those in the committee who favor & don’t favor a certain aspect of a watch. Ultimately, in the end either the Head Design or CEO makes the final stamp of approval. :thumbsup:

    These “inside stuff” are surely juicy and interesting! Keep them coming ;)
     
    thingziliketoo and Jim Dollares like this.
  5. Michael156

    Michael156 Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    94
    Likes
    147
    Very well done, interesting and intriguing.

    What a design.
     
  6. Mspeedster

    Mspeedster Apr 15, 2021

    Posts
    2,213
    Likes
    4,240
    An insightful and enjoyable read. But it's a funky chunky looking watch IMHO. I highly doubt I would've been interested in one.
     
  7. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Apr 16, 2021

    Posts
    9,505
    Likes
    11,777
    I love it. There was a pukka one with the right bracelet and dial on eBay last year for about £1000. Really wish I'd bought it now.
     
  8. Ara

    Ara Apr 16, 2021

    Posts
    539
    Likes
    796
    Great article DC. Found myself looking up Edge cases on eBay a few months back. Didn't picked one up at the time. Kinda wish I had.
     
  9. thingziliketoo

    thingziliketoo Apr 17, 2021

    Posts
    212
    Likes
    557
    I found it very interesting and a cool design for the time back then. I really like the font/look of the bezel.
     
  10. jaguar11

    jaguar11 Apr 17, 2021

    Posts
    2,058
    Likes
    14,668
    A really good read! Cool design. Thank you for posting!!